All patients with breast cancer should be considered for Breast Conservation Surgery avoiding a mastectomy or major reconstructive plastic surgery.

Dr. Shefali Agrawal, MD, MS, FACS
Senior Consultant
Department of Surgical Oncology
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals
Sarita Vihar, New Delhi
+91 8130009660
Breast cancer is a leading cause of cancer-related death in women. Mammography reduces mortality from breast cancer.
Breast-Conserving Surgery avoids removal of the breast or major reconstructive surgery with optimal cosmetic outcome.

Sentinel lymph node biopsy helps avoid more extensive lymph node surgery including complete axillary dissection and its adverse effects.